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Deaths for September 8, 2017

September 7, 2017 Updated: September 7, 2017 at 11:45 pm
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James Robert Branam

Born Jan. 12, 1948.

Died Sept. 3, 2017.

Retired firefighter, longtime Cañon City resident. Survived by his wife, Cathy; three sons, Christopher, Matthew and Scott; mother, Georgiana; and 14 grandchildren. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Sept. 9, Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave. Swan-Law Funeral Directors.

Ruth Opal Cole

Born March 22, 1917.

Died Sept. 1, 2017.

Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Donald; a daughter, Michelle Burk; and 18 grandchildren. Service, 10 a.m. Sept. 11, Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery. Swan Law Funeral Directors.

Eva Joy Collins

Born May 22, 1929.

Died Sept. 2, 2017.

Homemaker, 27-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by three sons, Scott, Timothy and Daniel; a daughter, Kathie; and a brother, David Mooney. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Sept. 12, Mountain View Mortuary. Mountain View Mortuary.

James "Jamie" Ferrante

Born June 11, 1974.

Died Aug. 29, 2017.

Longtime Colorado Springs resident. The Springs Funeral Services.

William B. Forsyth

Born April 6, 1921.

Died Sept. 7, 2017.

Sales, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Angus. The Springs Funeral Services.

Matthew Thomas Greenwood

Born May 10, 1995.

Died Sept. 4, 2017.

Lifelong Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his mother, Robyn Ortiz; two brothers, Cody and Bryce Mora; and three sisters, Lindi McColgan Holley, Athea and Jaynah Ortiz. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Sept. 10, The Springs Funeral Services. The Springs Funeral Services.

Anna Hunter

Born June 12, 1933.

Died Sept. 4, 2017.

Au pair, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Marcel; a daughter, Michaela Elam; and one grandchild. Services private. The Springs Funeral Services.

Irene Margaret Morgan

Born Oct. 17, 1928.

Died Sept. 7, 2017.

Homemaker, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by two sons, Tom and John P.; a daughter, Karen P. Havo; and three grandchildren. Services pending. The Springs Funeral Services.

Walter H. Roberts

Born Feb. 1, 1925.

Died Sept. 4, 2017.

U.S. Army sergeant first class, 20-year Colorado Springs resident. Survived by a son, Walter H. Jr.; a sister, Rosemary Fleagle; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Celebration of life service, 2 p.m. Oct. 13, Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home, Mausoleum and Crematory.

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